The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 147, 604 Railway Avenue
Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0

Registered Charitable Number: 120653670 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Mission

The mission of The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc. is to work together to build a permanent endowment fund, using the earnings to enrich the quality of life in our area.

Description

A way to say “Thank You” for the past, and a means of sharing in the future of Glenboro and the surrounding area.

Board

Advisory Board:

  • Ron Jefferies – Chairman
  • Cindy Pringle – Vice Chairman
  • Agnes Witherspoon – Past Chairman
  • Connie Feader – Secretary-Treasurer
  • Lorna Hamilton
  • Lorelie Mitchell
  • Kevin Newton
  • Myrtle Nichols
  • Trina Wytinck
  • Allen Diehl

Supervisory Committee:

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury
  • Agnes Witherspoon

Volunteers

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury

Foundation Funds

The Glenboro Smart & Caring Community Managed Fund Directed to the community for recreation, arts, education, religious groups, sports and other community activities.
The Glenboro Health Care Fund Directed for the local hospital, the Personal Care Home, emergency services, equipment, health care education, including mature students
John and Vesta Scott Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Stewart and Eva Hamilton Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Glenboro Community Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Award Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
R.M. of South Cypress Health Care Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in the health care field
Devos Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates at Prairie Mountain High School, Somerset, leaving the area to attend university
Hilhorst Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in agriculture or another equivalent program
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates from Baldur leaving the area to attend college or university
The Queen Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in the trades. The students must be leaving the area to study.
Roy & Lorna Wallis Family Agricultural Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in agriculture. The students must be leaving the area to study.
The George and Verna Notman Memorial Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
John Harvard Smart & Caring Community Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
The Glenboro Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund To assist in the beautification of The Glenboro Cemetery.
Youth Sport and Recreation Fund Provides support to area youth (ages 6 to 19) for community based or initiated sport and recreation.
Youth in Philanthropy Fund A project that provides Glenboro School students the opportunity to learn about philanthropy.
Raystone Memorial Centre Operating Fund To assist in the upkeep of the Raystone seniors’ centre.
Glenboro Area Foundation Operating Fund To assist in the day-to-day operations of our Foundation.

Recent Grants

2017 Grant Awards From 2016 Investment Income

Click the + to see the grant recipients.

Smart & Caring Community Funds - Total $29,400

Glenboro School  Student of the Year (Grad award) Hannah Van Schie $500
Glenboro Golf & Country Club
  • Junior program instruction
  • Deep fryer, ball washer, flag, stand
$4,500
Seniors Independent Services
  • Rental equipment
  • Wellness and police workshop
$1,800
Glenboro School Art Program $500
Glenboro Curling Club
  • Junior program instruction
  • Jet ice system
$4,500
Glenboro South Cypress Fire Dept.
  • Hydraulic power plant
  • Rescue struts
$4,000
Glenboro Minor Ball
  • Two sets ball uniforms
  • Ball diamond upgrade

(Includes Youth Sport & Recreation Grant of $481)

$6,500
Glenboro United Church Window sill replacement $1,000
Rock Lake United Church “Fitness First” sports equipment $500
Glenboro Volunteer Senior Enrichment Music program $1,000
Cypress River Resource Centre Paint school gym exterior $300
LaLeche League Canada (SW Manitoba) Advertising and outreach $100

Health Care Grants - Total $13,500

Glenboro Health Auxiliary
  • Stretcher, pressure cuff
  • TeleHealth Link
$8 500
Health Care Scholarships
  • Amy Leece, Bachelor of Nursing
  • Mackenzie Murrary, Pharmacy
  • Samantha Myers, Pharmacy
  • Amy Gillis, Bachelor of Nursing
  • Tamara Outhwaite, Bachelor of Nursing
$5,000

Designated Funds - Total $4,686

Glenboro United Church
  • John and Vesta Scott Memorial
  • Stewart & Eva Hamilton Memorial
  • $459
  • $1,685
Youth Sports and Recreation (included in Minor Ball Grant)
Youth in Philanthropy $437
Glenboro Cemetery Fund $623
Raystone Memorial Centre Operating $1,482

2017 High School Scholarships - Total $12,770

Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Edward Hutlet $525
RM of South Cypress Health Care Autumn Rae $1 810
Glenboro Area Foundation Community Riley Rutherford

Hannah VanSchie

$2 850

$2 850

The Queen Scholarship Riley Rutherford $570
Hilhorst Family Scholarship Miguel Wytinck $435
Wallis Family Scholarship Miguel Wytinck $710
Bev Coates Turnbull Scholarship Autumn Rae $100
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial  (to a Baldur graduate) Jack Vermeersch $1 420
Devos Family Scholarship (to a Somerset graduate) Heather Cousin-DeSmet $1 500

Other - Total $1,650

Glenboro Area Foundation share of Canada 150 Grant to Glenboro Community Development Corp. $1,650
2017 Total Grants Distributed: $57,806

Grant Deadlines

December 31 - Grants to Community
May 31 - Graduation Scholarships

Foundation Highlights

George and Verna would not want us to have a fuss made over them but we wish to acknowledge their generosity to The Glenboro Foundation and our community.